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Online Teaching Support

The College of Arts and letters Online Teaching Committee has launched a webpage offering peer assistance with remote teaching. Resources include Zoom consultations with committee members, bulletins of best practices and helpful videos.

Online Teaching Resources

CAL faculty discuss 'Structural Racism, Civil Disobedience, and the Road to Racial Justice in the Age of COVID-19'

Structural Racism, Civil Disobedience, and the Road to Racial Justice in the Age of COVID-19

The College of Arts and Letters CAL Talk series returned with "Structural Racism, Civil Disobedience, and the Road to Racial Justice in the Age of COVID-19," recorded live in Zoom on June 16, 2020.

Following an introduction by Dean Rueyling Chuang, Shafiqur Rahman, chair of the Department of Communication Studies, led a panel discussion featuring Dr. Larry Hygh, Dr. Liliana Conlisk-Gallegos and Dr. Ahlam Muhtaseb (Communication Studies), Dr. Rong Chen (English), Dr. Nicholas Bratcher (Music), Dr. Eric Bayruns Garcia (Philosophy), Prof. Kristi Papailler (Theatre Arts), and Dr. Esteban Cordoba and Dr. Oraib Mango (World Languages and Literatures).

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ITS Tech Talks discussion: 'Online Education During Unprecedented Times'

"Online Education During Unprecedented Times" panel discussion

During the 2020 ITS Tech Talks event held April 14, Arts and Letters faculty members Dr. Mihaela Popescu, Dr. Bibiana Diaz and Dr. Oraib Mango shared best practices, gave advice, discussed the challenges of online teaching, highlighted some of their favorite online tools and answered audience questions.

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More Resources

A comprehensive collection of CSUSB resources to help faculty, students and staff transition to remote instruction and services is now available.

Resources for Virtual Learning, Teaching, and Working


Our Faculty

Faculty of the fine arts at CSUSB are nationally recognized and accomplished creative writers, curators, artists, composers, directors, and performers.

Collectively, Arts & Letters faculty have published over 40 books of scholarship and creative writing. In addition, dozens of faculty articles appear in publications such as International Journal of American LinguisticsThe Sixteenth Century JournalJournal of Popular Film and TelevisionJournal of Moral PhilosophyInternational and Intercultural Communications AnnualText and Performance Quarterly and Art in America.

Our professors have won highly competitive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts, the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Defense, and National Security Agency, as well as interdisciplinary grants from the National Institute of Nursing and NASA.

Faculty present their work at major conferences — including the Conference on College Composition and Communication, the National Communication Association Conference, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Conference, the American Philosophy Association Conference, the American Alliance for Theatre and Education, the Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the North American Victorian Studies Association — and are frequently invited as keynote speakers and guest lecturers.

On campus, we enjoy interdisciplinary exchanges in faculty colloquia, which are offered each academic term and are open to the campus community.

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